DeSoto, Texas Population 2022

52,190
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DeSoto is a city located in Dallas County Texas. DeSoto has a 2020 population of 52,190. DeSoto is currently declining at a rate of -0.51% annually but its population has increased by 5.77% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 49,344 in 2010.

The average household income in DeSoto is $85,443 with a poverty rate of 9.46%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,208 per month, and the median house value is $195,900. The median age in DeSoto is 38.9 years, 37.8 years for males, and 39.9 years for females.

DeSoto Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of DeSotowas:

  • Black or African American: 68.47%
  • White: 21.30%
  • Other race: 5.32%
  • Two or more races: 3.98%
  • Asian: 0.62%
  • Native American: 0.16%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.14%
The current population of DeSoto, Texas is 52,190 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 52,190.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 49,344.

DeSoto, Texas Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White11,32621.30%
Black or African American36,40468.47%
American Indian and Alaska Native870.16%
Asian3320.62%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander770.14%
Some Other Race2,8265.32%
Two or More Races2,1183.98%
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DeSoto Population by Race

DeSoto Population Pyramid 2022

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DeSoto Median Age

39.3


Total

35.9


Male

41.4


Female

DeSoto Adults

There are 39,863 adults, (7,529 of whom are seniors) in DeSoto.

DeSoto Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

23.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.2

Child Dependency Ratio

DeSoto Sex Ratio

Female

29,591

55.65%

Male

23,579

44.35%

DeSoto Population by Age

DeSoto Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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DeSoto Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80.5%19.5%
Male68.1%31.9%
All64.6%35.4%
Female55.5%44.5%
Non Family48%52%

64.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

DeSoto Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All19,0412.7664.6
Married8,3883.3580.5
Male6993.968.1
Female4,0063.755.5
Non Family5,9481.1748

3.39

Average Family Size

2.76

Average Household Size

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DeSoto Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7632.13%
9th to 12th Grade2,7417.64%
High School Graduate8,29323.11%
Some College11,34831.62%
Associates Degree3,1718.84%
Bachelors Degree6,14417.12%
Graduate Degree3,4269.55%
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DeSoto Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

DeSoto Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian25018583
2+ Races1,135841367
White4,9124,6241,524
Black24,74623,4747,143
Native American878717
Hispanic5,1513,449588
Other Race1,8611,244164
Islander7777

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 33.20%.

DeSoto Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$43,945$44,499$43,448
Less Than 9th Grade$32,873$34,441$22,679
High School Graduate$32,696$37,057$22,412
Some College$46,221$51,690$43,705
Bachelors Degree$50,193$48,299$52,234
Graduate Degree$60,495$61,883$59,338

$43,945

Average Earnings

$44,499

Average Male

$43,448

Average Female

DeSoto Earnings by Educational Attainment

DeSoto Language by Age

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DeSoto Language

85.34% of DeSoto residents speak only English, while 14.66% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 12.86% of the population.

DeSoto Language

DeSoto Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native873742.53%
Multiple2,10829914.18%
Black35,9283,5329.83%
White5,3973616.69%
Other159NaN%
Hispanic9,4588058.51%

9.46%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.68%

Male Poverty Rate

7.68%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in DeSoto

The race most likely to be in poverty in DeSoto is Native, with 42.53% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in DeSoto is Hispanic, with 8.51% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.42%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.78%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.29%.

DeSoto Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade15.02%
High School9.43%
Some College5.86%
Bachelors or Greater3.81%

DeSoto Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed5.11%
Male Unemployed15.01%
Female Employed3.33%
Female Unemployed4.70%

DeSoto Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

DeSoto Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$71,124$84,193
Families$82,061$94,930
Married Families$96,379-
Non Families$51,748$56,134
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Income by Household Type

DeSoto Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

42.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.3%

Male Marriage Rate

38.8%

Female Marriage Rate

DeSoto Married by Age and Sex

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DeSoto Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

DeSoto Marital Status by Race

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DeSoto Marital Status

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3,005

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War584
First Gulf War1,222
Vietnam844
Korea140
World War II59

DeSoto Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34100
35 to 54955
55 to 64781
65 to 74676
75+493

DeSoto Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White6097.50%
Black2,2658.11%
Native American66.90%
Asian51.71%
Other Race341.73%
2+ Races866.14%
Hispanic390.69%

DeSoto Veterans by Race

DeSoto Veterans by Education

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6.09%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

DeSoto Veterans by Education

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69%

Labor Force Participation

63.6%

Employment Rate

7.8%

Unemployment Rate

DeSoto Employment by Age

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DeSoto Employment by Race

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DeSoto Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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66.44%

Born in DeSoto

93.37%

Native Born

6.63%

Foreign Born

4.14%

Non Citizen

2.49%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.37% of DeSoto residents were born in the United States, with 66.44% having been born in Texas. 4.14% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

DeSoto Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19602,0000.00%
19706,6174,61712.71%
198015,5388,9218.91%
199030,54415,0066.99%
200037,6467,1022.11%
201049,34411,6982.74%
201150,1968521.73%
201251,2161,0202.03%
201351,5873710.72%
201452,0464590.89%
201552,6125661.09%
201653,0884760.90%
201753,5334450.84%
201853,254-279-0.52%
201952,988-266-0.50%
202052,722-266-0.50%
202152,456-266-0.50%
202252,190-266-0.51%

DeSoto Population by Year